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Insight: Stories Of Immigration / Elizabeth Rosner / Les Dames d'Esoffier / Sound Advice On Insight, we'll have a conversation about Latino and Jewish arrivals and an event from the Latino-Jewish Forum. Author Elizabeth Rosner previews an upcoming event in Sacramento. And we take a look at a food and wine club for women only. Latino-Jewish Forum Hosts Stories of Immigration The Latino-Jewish Forum is hosting an event to share Stories of Immigration to foster greater understanding of the...
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Capitol Chat - Capital Public Radio's Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us to discuss his latest report on Prop 55, the massive voter guide in your mailbox and the state of California's beloved first dog. Rock Climber Alex Honnold - Alex Honnold has shattered climbing records. At 31, he's become the first person to climb Yosemite's Half Dome and Moonlight Buttress without any protective equipment. He discusses his latest climbing adventures and his memoir, "Alone On the Wall." Rock Band...
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PolitiFact California: Fact-Checking Statements On High-Speed Rail High-speed rail in California is a contentious and controversial issue. Today on Insight, weâll talk with PolitiFact Reporter Chris Nichols. StoryCorps Sacramento Stories Airing The StoryCorps Mobile Story Booth recently spent some time in Sacramento. This week, Capital Public Radio began airing edited versions of the some of the stories shared by listeners. Pet Tales: Adopting Older Pets Pet expert Gina Spadafori adopted an...
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Local Artists Criticize Plan For $8 Million Sculpture At Downtown Arena - Reaction to a plan to spend $8 million on a sculpture by artist Jeffrey Koons for the new Downtown Sacramento arena has been swift and intense. Though city leaders and arts representative tout the plan as a major coup for Sacramento, many residents and local artists are upset about the cost and where the artist resides. We'll talk with Merle Axelrad and Stephanie Taylor about opposition to Koons and hear why they think...
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PolitiFact California - Chris Nichols is Capital Public Radio's Politifact California reporter. He joins Insight to talk about two claims he recently fact-checked. One comes from an advocacy group and another comes from a state Senate leader. Sacramento Choral Society And Orchestra - The Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra will be having their 20th annual concert Saturday, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. in the Memorial Auditorium. Kushman By The Bottle - It's the holiday season, so this month's Kushman...
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Political Junkie - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Vote By Mail Ballots - Vote By Mail Ballots hit the mail today and there's probably no one in the state who knows them better than Alex Padilla. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler sat down with California's Secretary of State to talk...
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The Political Junkie Goes West - California Governor Jerry Brown made news this weekend when he called Ted Cruz "absolutely unfit for office" during an interview on Meet the Press. We'll talk with The Political Junkie Ken Rudin about Brown's comments and whether they will have any impact on Cruz's presidential run. News Network: Stockton - Stockton Record Columnist Michael Fitzgerald says the city as at the "dawn of a new era." Developer Zac Cort unveiled plans this past...
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Insight: Mangan Gun Range / Postmodern Jukebox / 'Tina Goes To Heaven' / 'Etching In Amber' The conversation around Thursday's Insight includes lead contamination in the Mangan Gun Range, Postmodern Jukebox, new book "Tina Goes to Heaven" and a new album from duo Natalie Cressman and Mike Bono.
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Politico Reporter Explains Obamacare's Replacement And Covering Trump's Tweets A number of congressional Republicans have already come out in opposition to the replacement for the Affordable Care Act. Politico's Chief White House Correspondent Shane Goldmacher explains the Trump administration's response to the bill. California Lawmakers (On Both Sides) React To GOP Health Care Proposal CapRadio's health care reporter Ja'Nel Johnson joins Insight to talk about the GOP's plan to replace...
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What Comes Next After GOP Health Care Defeat The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Ben Adler for our signature segment. Flood Insurance: Who Stands To Win Or Lose From Eligibility Requirements? With the inundation of rain on Californians this year, many residents are wondering if their homes are insured and whether the...
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Insight: Pension Crisis In Illinois / Urban Trees / Catherine Russell / Sound Advice For Thursday's Insight, we compare Illinois' pension crisis compared to California's, measure the utility of trees in a cityscape, talk with jazz legend Catherine Russell about her new album and finish the show with Gary Vercelli on Sound Advice.
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Insight: Political Junkie / Politifact / Capitol Chat / Sound Advice For Thursday's Insight, the Political Junkie joins us in studio, we get an overview of what Politifact is and some current fact checks, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler updates us on local politics and we remember the late Bobby Hucherson.
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Midsummer Music Special: Sister Crayon - Sister Crayon released its second album earlier this year. The songs come from a tough place for lead singer and lyricist Terra Lopez. Capital Public Radio's Nick Brunner talked with Lopez about the break up that informed these latest songs. Rocky Dawuni - Ghanaian roots artist Rocky Dawuni headlined the main stage at the California Worldfest in Grass Valley earlier this month.Ahead of his performance, he spoke with Capital Public Radio music host Cale...
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Insight: California Counts / City Council's Vote On Unfunded Retiree Healthcare Liability / "Listening To Jar Flies" / Joshua Davis From "The Voice" California Counts on how race and income affect voter turnout. Former Sacramento Bee reporter discusses his memoir. And we'll talk with Joshua Davis, a top 5 finisher in the 2015 season of "The Voice." SEGMENTS California Counts: How Race and Income Affect Voter Turnout State government reporter Ben Bradford looks at...
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Capitol Chat - Sacramento Bee Reporter David Siders has been in Rome for Gov. Jerry Brown's climate message. California Citrus Groves - Some California citrus growers in the San Joaquin Valley are coping with zero water allotment for the second year in a row. Insight checks in with one citrus grower to see how he's faring. FreeBadge Serenaders - FreeBadge Serenaders will perform Thursday for the Hot Lunch Concert Series at Fremont Park. We'll talk with band members about their music. Sound...
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News Network - CapRadio's Healthcare Reporter Pauline Bartolone joins Insight as Sacramento County considers whether to provide health benefits to undocumented people. Weed: The New Science Of Marijuana - Acclaimed writer Hampton Sides joins Insight. He wrote the cover story for the June issue of National Geographic Magazine, which is entirely devoted to the science of marijuana. CORE Dance - CORE Contemporary Dance has an upcoming performance in the renovated State Theater in Auburn. Founder...
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Maintaining Levees â Who's In Charge? As aging levees across the Sacramento region continue to pose a flood risk, environmental reporter Amy Quinton provides an update on whoâs inspecting and maintain them. The Vagina Monologues Takes On A Politically (And Emotionally) Charged Climate Three Sacramento non-profits take on domestic violence and sexual assault in a unique production of the Vagina Monologues. The director of the production and representatives from three non-profits join us in...
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Analyzing The Budget Deal CapRadio's Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler will share his take on the budget deal announced Tuesday afternoon. We'll also hear about the negotiations between the governor and Democratic lawmakers. UC Davis Professor Gives An Update On Syrian Refugee Crisis Turkey has taken in more than 1.7 million refugees since the Syrian civil war began. UC Davis' Keith Watenpaugh gives an update on this crisis. Merle Axelrad's Butterfly Art Sculpture Sacramento artist Merle Axelrad...
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CapRadio's Bob Moffitt Previews Bera-Jones Debate Incumbent Congressman Ami Bera and Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones face off in their only televised debate for Californiaâs 7th District. Capital Public Radioâs Bob Moffitt previews his interviews with both candidates. Sacramento Armenian Food Festival Features Byzantine-Era Cuisine The St. James Armenian Church celebrates food, culture and music with the Sacramento Armenian Food Festival. This year will feature cuisine from the...
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Climbing The Dawn Wall - Known as the Dawn Wall, it's the most difficult route up Yosemite's towering El Capitan, and possibly the most difficult climb in the world. Climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have been ascending the Dawn Wall since December 27 and finally reached the summit late Wednesday evening. Santa Rosa Press Democrat Staff Reporter Phil Barber has been following the climb of Santa Rosa native Jorgeson and joins us with reaction from the Yosemite Valley following the...
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Recapping A Nation Engaged: Diverse Opinions And Conversation NPR's Sam Sanders and Insight's Beth Ruyak moderated "A Nation Engaged," an event intended to capture the diversity of Northern California, Wednesday night. They recap the conversation and some highlights from the forum. California Diversity Cut And Dry In State Legislature CALmatters data journalist Matt Levin dug into the California Legislature's demographic make-up and found it does not reflect the state's overall...
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Capitol Chat Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler joins Insight for Capitol Chat. He'll discuss Donald Trump's delegates and other news from the state capitol. Sam Freedman's "Dying Words" Sam Freedman is finishing up a combined book and radio documentary project called "Dying Words" about the extraordinary AIDS reporting done by Jeff Schmalz of the NYTimes as he was dying of the disease. Sam joins us to discuss his project. Sierra Master Chorale and Orchestra Sierra Master...
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Dem Debate Debrief - The Political Junkie Ken Rudin debriefs the first Democratic debate. Refugee Crisis In Germany - CapRadio's Katie Orr joins us from Germany. She's been part of a fellowship and shares her observations about the influx of refugees. Kushman By The Bottle - CapRadio's resident wine expert Rick Kushman will talk about bad writing in the wine business for the monthly segment, Kushman By The Bottle. Reefer Sanity - UC Davis chemistry professor Don Land talks about the science...
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Looking Toward 2018 With Police Chief Daniel Hahn Chief Hahn returns to Insight to discuss the outlook for 2018 and some of the innovative programs being implemented into the New Year. PolitiFact Checks Fake News Story On California Wildfires PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols examines a recent story on California's wildfires that's gained significant traction online but is intentionally false. UC Davis Doctor Provides Surgery That Can Change A Child's Life Dr. Craig Senders works...
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Capitol Chat - CapRadio's Katie Orr joins Insight to talk about the end of summer session at the Capitol. Japanese Film Festival - The Japanese Film Festival starts Friday at the Crest Theatre. Festival Director Barbara Kado and Academy Award winning actor Chris Tushima join Insight to talk about films featured at the event. Family History Day At The California Museum - The California Museum is hosting a free event marking Family History Day called "We Are All Californians."...
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Oakland officials have halted investigations regarding what started the fire at the "Ghost Ship," a warehouse where dozens died in a fire. Morning Edition host Steve Milne shares the latest details. The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. The American Political Item Collectors is...
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Capitol Chat: California's Minimum Wage Capitol reporter Ben Bradford joins Insight to talk about the approval of California's $15 minimum wage. Sacramento County's Annual Creek Week There's a county-wide effort called Creek Week to educate residents about their community creeks. Organizers explain how the program got started, why it's important and how people can get involved. Author Wendy Wood On Altruism Author Wendy Wood joins Insight to discuss her new book, which explores responsibility...
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President Trump's Travel Ban Results In Controversy, Lawsuits Political Junkie Ken Rudin recaps the back and forth between Trump and two states that filed legal action against him and other news surrounding the President's actions. What Legal Rights Do Immigrants Have When Traveling? As questions percolate surrounding President Trump's executive order on immigration, attorneys are scrambling to advise their clients on travel, legal rights and actions they can take. Examining Overland Trail's...
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Insight: Capitol Chat / 'California Dream, Undocumented' / Capital Costumes / Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit / Sound Advice The first half of Thursday's Insight involves CapRadio reporters breaking down crucial ballot measures and a new documentary from The View From Here while the second half features Capital Costume's Halloween commitment and a haunting Sound Advice.
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Insight: Death Penalty / 'The Nutcracker' / 'Genius Recipes' / Sound Advice Gov. Jerry Brown is faced with tough decisions with the passing of Proposition 66; "Genius Recipes" offers holiday meals; a Davis conductor is preparing for Sacramento and San Francisco concerts and we are in for a classical Sound Advice this week.
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Capitol Chat - It's a busy time at the Capitol. The Legislature is starting its last day of the session. That's when hundreds of bills get voted up or down, and the occasional act of political hijinks gets committed. California Craft Beer Summit - The largest beer festival ever in California opens in Sacramento Friday. It's the California Craft Beer Summit and Insight speaks with organizers about where the future is at when it comes to craft beer. Farm To Every Fork - On Saturday, there's...
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McGeorge Symposium On Sex Crimes - University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law is hosting a symposium Nov. 6 on emerging issues of consent and how criminal codes should define rape and other sex crimes. Law professors Michael Vitiello and Raquel Aldana talk about these issues. 10 Years Of Sol Collective - Sol Collective is an art gallery in Sacramento that for ten years has helped immigrant children and adults experience their culture creatively. An anniversary celebration is coming up....
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McGeorge Immigration Clinic Prepares For Trump Administration The McGeorge Immigration Clinic is advising residents looking to settle their immigration status with the U.S. to do so in anticipation of a Trump presidency. Professor Blake Nordahl and dean Raquel Aldana talk about changes in U.S. aid. Michael Bratton Turkey Trot Aims To Boost Suicide Awareness With Record Turnout The Michael Bratton ll Annual Turkey Trot, which promotes suicide awareness, is aiming for a record turnout this year....
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The Proposed End Of Life Option Act CapRadio's Pauline Bartolone discusses the proposed End Of Life Option act and how some Christian leaders are advocating for it. The Oregon Experience: Death With Dignity Act Oregon's State Health Officer Dr. Katrina Hedberg will talk about that state's Death with Dignity Act, which has been in place since 1997. Arguments Against CA's Proposed Right-To-Die Legislation A physician who leads a program on medical ethics at UC Irvine and a member of a coalition...
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Water Rights Explained On Insight, Environmental Attorney Chris Shearing will talk about California's water rights system. Hannah Nordhaus Releases New Book, 'American Ghost' Journalist Hannah Nordhaus wrote "The Beekeepers Lament" just before these drought years started to hit the west. sheâs on tour now with her new book titled "American Ghost." Legendary Singer Rita Coolidge Performs In Sacramento Grammy Winner Rita Coolidge will speak with Insight before her show at...
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Political Junkie Goes West: Post-Election Reflection - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in an effort to put it all in perspective. Amphibious Ichthyosaur Discovery - Scientists have...
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Props 47 And 48 - All Things Considered Anchor Ed Joyce, joins us to explain what a yes for Prop 27 vote means. From LAO - A YES vote on this measure means: Criminal offenders who commit certain non-serious and nonviolent drug and property crimes would be sentenced to reduced penalties (such as shorter terms in jail). State savings resulting from the measure would be used to support school truancy and dropout prevention, victim services, mental health and drug abuse treatment, and other...
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Muslim Fundamentalism and ISIS - President Barack Obama has made his case for airstrikes against the militant Islamic group ISIS in the Middle East. But has the world community focused enough on supporting Muslims who oppose fundamentalism and terrorism as a way of defeating Islamic extremism? And how has Muslim fundamentalism changed 13 years after Sept. 11? Joining us to help answer these questions is UC Davis international law professor and Muslim fundamentalism expert Karima Bennoune. She...
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Political Junkie Ken Rudin Previews 2018 Elections Political Junkie Ken Rudin previews the 2018 primary and midterm elections. News Network: California's New Laws In 2018 State government reporter Ben Bradford recaps new laws across California on the regulation of cannabis, minimum wage, paid family leave, sky diving, and more. Nonprofit Flies School Buses To Haiti Those Angels, Inc., Founder Claude Joseph explains how providing public transportation can help fund elementary school. Reflecting...
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Capitol Chat - A number of bills will either live or die as the Legislature nears final deadlines for the current session. CapRadio's Ben Adler will give a rundown on what's on the line. Pro Publica's Investigation On Group Homes - Investigative reporter about another California group home for kids that has some horrific troubles, and about the messy system, and the seemingly unfixable quandary of trying to help troubled children. Keaton Raphael Memorial - The Keaton Raphael Memorial is a local...
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Donald Trump has chosen more people for his staff and cabinet over the weekend, with names like Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. We meet with Political Junkie Ken Rudin to discuss all of Trump's picks and his meeting with Mitt Romney. Google and Facebook have stopped selling ad space to fake news sites, following criticism it impacted the 2016 election. Will this lead to censorship on our social media platforms? USCâs Karen North shares her social media expertise. The story of Thanksgiving...
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Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta / Olympians Speak Out Against Abuse / Poetry With Sol Collective / Mayor Darrell Steinberg Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Discusses President Trump's National Guard Border Deployment   Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta discusses National Guard border deployment. Olympians endorse California bill to prevent sex abuse. National Poetry Month with Sol Collective. Mayor Darrell Steinberg previews Council meeting on policing. Former Olympic Gymnasts...
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Violinist Joe Kye and Rapper Jason Chu Combine Musical Talents For Original Sound First on our Insight music special, we revisit our interview with violinist Joe Kye and rapper Jason Chu from Wednesday. The two have been friends for years but only recently decided to collaborate their distinct sounds together. Nicholas McGegan Celebrates 30 Years As Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Director Capital Public Radio's Kevin Doherty interviewed Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra director Nicholas McGegan...
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Political Junkie: Presidential Tweets President Trump called for a Justice Department investigation via Twitter. Political Junkie Ken Rudin weighs in on why. Mueller Investigation Passes One-Year Mark Los Angeles Times reporter Chris Megerian is assigned to cover Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation into Russia's interference with the 2016 election. He joins to recap a year of twists and turns, and look ahead to further developments. Green Valley Theatre Company Presents 'A Chorus...
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San Joaquin County prosecutors said Monday they're charging the sole surviving suspect from a bloody Stockton bank heist with three counts of murder and 22 counts of attempted murder. Two of the murder charges come from the deaths of suspect Jaime Ramos' partners in the crime, Alex Gregory Martinez and Gilbert Renteria Jr., who police killed during the robbery. News 10's Tim Daly has been covering the fallout from last Wednesday's midday melee and joins us for this weekâs News Network with...
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Due to an uploading error with this program, full files can also be found with identifiers: iNSIGHT-161003 or Insight-161003_78 Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Looking Into The Gender Bias In Yosemite National Park National Park Services Superintendent Don...
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News Network: Community Policing In Sacramento After Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police in his grandparents' backyard, the focus has turned to preventing these events from happening in the future. Could a new approach to community policing be the answer? California Dream: The Cost Of Living In California Why does it cost so much to live in California? CALmatters data reporter Matt Levin explains why housing costs are so high. Six California Governor Candidates To Face Off In...
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News Network - The City of Sacramento is slated to vote on its budget at tonight's meeting. Capital Public Radio reporter Bob Moffitt joins us to talk about what the city is planning to spend money on in the next fiscal year. Temple Grandin - Mary Temple Grandin will speak at UC Davis's Jackson Hall at 8 p.m. today. She is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a best-selling author, a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior and an advocate for people living...
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The Danny Oliver Foundation - The widow of a Sacramento County Sheriff's Deputy killed in the line of duty has made it her mission to strengthen community and law enforcement relations. Susan Oliver talks about her husband and what she hopes to accomplish through the Danny Oliver Foundation. Running for Health - A study out this month in The Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that you don't have to run long and hard to get the health benefits of jogging. In fact, you can...
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Insight: Capitol Chat / Author Jodi Angel / Comedian Daniel Humbarger / Sound Advice For Thursday's Insight, reporter Ben Bradford recaps the legislative session, author Jodi Angel previews her Stories On Stage appearance, comedian Daniel Humbarger talks about his stand-up album and Nick Brunner shares some mellow music to relax to.
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Capitol Chat: Plastic Bag Ban, Privacy CapRadio's Ben Adler joins Insight for this week's Capitol Chat. Sacramento Beer Week Kicks Off Dave Gull and Tom McCormick talk about the local beer culture as Sacramento Beer Week kicks off. Tricia Stirling Debuts Dark, Coming-Of-Age Novel Author Tricia Stirling stops by Insight to talk about her new book, "When My Heart Was Wicked." Kathy Kosins To Perform Jazz Tribute "Ladies Of Cool" A jazz tribute called "Ladies of Cool"...
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Capitol Chat: Oroville, Mexican Delegation and Kamalaâs Maiden Speech The federal government has approved federal funding for the storm disasters affecting California including the Oroville Dam. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains this and the Mexican delegation in town as part of this week's Capitol Chat. Sacramento/Black Art Of Dance Found Prepares To Retire On 25th Anniversary The Sacramento/Black Art of Dance will celebrate its 25th anniversary while also bidding farewell to its...
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U.S. Supreme Court Preview - McGeorge constitutional law professor Leslie Jacobs will give us a preview of the major cases that the U.S. Supreme Court has accepted for review in the 2015 to 2016 term. Brundibár - Insight talks with Ela Wiessberger about surviving a Nazi concentration camp and about the opera that became a symbol of hope and a memorial to the children who died. Jazz And Civil Rights - Many jazz musicians have never been afraid of speaking about issues of race or equality,...
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Insight: Capitol Chat / Bee Die-Off / Hari Kondabolu / Sound Advice LA Times reporter Sarah Wire hosts Capitol Chat; CapRadio's Julia Mitric investigates massive bee die-off; Hari Kondabolu talks about his new comedy album and Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner hosts Sound Advice.
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Updates From CAL FIRE On Northern California Wildfires CAL FIRE Chief Ken Pimlott provides an update on the latest information about several wildfires sweeping across Northern California, including several that are forcing evacuations and threatening thousands of homes. Hillary Clinton At Mondavi Center Former Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton stopped at the Mondavi Center during her book tour, Ken Rudin and Beth Ruyak discuss her speech. Wisdom Breast Cancer Study A massive study...
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News Network - Insight speaks with the editor of Sacramento City College's campus newspaper, Kristopher Hooks and student Vienna Montague, who were both reporting while the school went on lockdown last week. Prof. Michael Gunter - Dr. Michael Gunter, a political scientist, explains why Turkey's involvement in the Syrian war might be about their own domestic politics and not about the global fight against ISIS. Gunter speaks Tuesday night at McGeorge Law School. El Nino Science, History And...
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Capitol Chat - Today on Capitol Chat, Ben Adler explains some of the new bills in this session. Renee Byer - A Pulitzer Prizewinning photographer has an exhibit of her latest work at the Viewpoint Gallery, 2015 J Street, Sacramento. A Second Saturday reception is planned Feb. 14. Renee Buyer, a senior photojournalist at the Sacramento Bee, took a leave of absence for two years and traveled to 10 different countries on four continents to document people who live everyday on less than a dollar....
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Dan Barber And The Future of Food Insight talks with Dan Barber, a Michelin-starred chef and best-selling author, who is big on the idea of Farm-to-Fork and says most of us are doing it wrong. His book is the Sacramento Libraryâs âOne Bookâ selection for this year. Hank Shaw's Crowdfunded Book, 'Buck, Buck, Moose' Hank Shaw, the nationally acclaimed author and food blogger, talks with Insight about his latest cookbook, "Buck, Buck, Moose." Artist Benjamin Hunt Explains 'Spatial...
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Insight: California Pension / Girls In WiSTEM / 'Symphony of 2000' / Sound Advice For Thursday's Insight, we hear more about California's pension crisis, girls looking to further their studies in math and science, the "Symphony of 2000" and music previews from arts critic Jeff Hudson.
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Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. California National Guardsman Discusses Bonus Repayment Program Defense Secretary Ash Carter halted the forced repayment of bonuses by California National Guardsmen, but some, like Mark Hodge, have already paid thousands. He...
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Capitol Chat: Ben Adler From The Assembly Capital Public Radio's Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins Insight from the floor of the California Assembly to talk about what's been happening in the legislature since Governor Brown's budget release last week. Music Business Seminar Comes To Sacramento Todd and Jeff Barbec are music industry experts and join Insight to talk about the business of music. Viet Nam: An Inner View Marc Waszkiewicz and Lea Jones presents their multimedia documentary Viet...
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Capitol Chat: Barbara Boxer's Retirement: CapRadio's Washington Correspondent Matt Laslo will explain potential impacts from Sen. Barbara Boxer's announcement that she's retiring after this term. Backcountry Demo Event To Highlight Ski Safety: Insight ventures into the Sierra backcountry for some tips on safety and equipment. Where Do Sacramento's Chefs Eat? We have a conversation with Stephanie Towne Benoit, a Sactown Magazine writer, who asked 25 local chefs where they eat. Dimitri Keriotis'...
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The Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in an effort to put it all in perspective. Folsom Lake Water - On Insight, we'll hear about contingency plans for the cities of Roseville and Folsom who depend on the lake as a water source. Drought Thunderstorms - Dr. Kelly Redmond will talk about recent thunderstorms in Nevada. Climatology Versus Pseudoscience - Environmental scientist Dana Nuccitelli debunks some studies on climate change....
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Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. "In The Parlor: The Final Goodbye" Highlights Home Burial Option Instead of traditional burials, a trend is rising where some people are choosing home burials instead. With us is Heidi Boucher to talk about the...
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Political Junkie: Gorsuch, Syrian Airstrikes And Election Investigations There is plenty for Political Junkie Ken Rudin to discuss on Insight with the confirmation of Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, recent Syrian airstrikes and further developments with possible interference with the 2016 elections. Neil Gorsuch Was Confirmed For U.S. Supreme Court. Now What? Neil Gorsuch became the 133rd U.S. Supreme Court Justice today. McGeorge Professor John Sims talks about the future...
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High-Speed Rail Construction Begins Fresno Bee Reporter Tim Sheehan has the latest on the long-planned high-speed rail network. 14th Annual Sacramento French Film Festival The 14th Sacramento French Film Festival begins Friday, June 19 at the Crest Theatre. Robert Hass Poet Robert Hass is at the Crocker Art Museum Friday. He'll read some of his poetry on Insight and will talk about the new U.S. Poet Laureate who is also from California. Sound Advice: Davis Music Festival And 40 Years Of Fox...
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Weather Update - Many of our listeners woke up to rain this morning and area highways were clogged with multiple accidents. Weâll find out how long itâs supposed to stick around with forecaster Jim Matthews of the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Unaccompanied Migrant Children - The United States was confronted with a humanitarian crisis this past summer as thousands of undocumented children arrived at the countryâs doorstep. The children were fleeing violence in Central America and...
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Political Junkie Goes West The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment. Day One: Live From The Democratic National Convention Today is the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Reporter Ben Bradford is live from the convention joining us today on Insight to preview the...
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Tom DuHain Retiring - Longtime KCRA 3 newsman Tom DuHain is retiring this Friday after more than 45 years in the business. His assignments have taken him from Washington D.C. to Hollywood and from Berlin to Jerusalem. He received an award for his reporting on the Middle East in 1984 and you've probably seen him in one of his many roles at KCRA 3, including weather forecaster, news anchor and reporter. Wild & Scenic Film Festival - Five thousand film lovers and environmental activists are...
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SCOTUS ACA Ruling - Law Professor Leslie Jacobs explains the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act ruling and what it means for Nevada residents. Capitol Chat - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed the 2015-2016 state budget. CapRadio's Katie Orr gives a rundown on the items vetoed, as well as, several high-profile bills that lawmakers are taking up this week. Kathryn Ma - Kathryn Ma writes about Chinese adoption in her new book, "The Year She Left Us." Her work is featured at Friday's Stories...
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Californians Might Get A Tax Break For Capturing Rainwater Sen. Steve Glazer explains Proposition 72, a bill he authored to incentivize rainwater capture by exempting new systems from property taxes. NPR International Correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson Speaks In Sacramento Currently based in Berlin, Nelson has ties to the Sacramento area and visits frequently. She spoke at a variety of events in town and discusses her career with Insight's Beth Ruyak. The Sweet History Of California...
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Youth Vote In California - California's young voters were nearly absent in June's primary election, according to a soon-to-be-released report by the California Civic Engagement Project at the UC Davis Center for Regional Change. Less than four percent (3.7) of eligible youth voters, ages 18 to 24, cast ballots in the primary. The overall turnout wasn't much better at 18 percent. Joining us to explain the findings on youth voting numbers in California is Mindy Romero, Director of the California...
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Political Junkie Goes West - President Obama has said he will take executive action on immigration by the end of the year; now, as NPR's Tamara Keith tells Audie Cornish, there are reports he could act as soon as the end of next week. Weâll talk with Ken Rudin -- The Political Junkie -- about what that means for bi-partisan politics moving forward. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in an effort to put it all in perspective. Health Aspect Of "Check Before You Burn" - If you have a...
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Best of Insight 2014 - Authors Includes authors Patricia Shultz, "1,000 Places to See Before You Die" Tim Rymel, "Going Gay" Paula Treick DeBoard, "The Fragile World" and "The Mourning Hours" Ken White, "Getaway Day"
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News Network: Auburn - A forecast for wet weather is creating some worries in Auburn and Truckee, where there is a potential building boom. Auburn Journal Staff Writer Gus Thomson joins Insight to explain. Dr. Bennet Omalu - Dr. Bennet Omalu is the forensic pathologist who identified the brain disease related to concussions. He is the central character in the movie "Concussion," which opens Christmas Day. He joins Insight to talk about his latest research. A Doll's House - Stephanie...
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